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Miranda Dollarhide produces WHNT News 19 at 10:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

She graduated from Auburn in 2012, majoring in journalism. During her time there, she served as editor of The Auburn Plainsman. She was also on the crew club team.

Miranda grew up in Huntsville, graduating from Sparkman High School.

Dollarhide is an Olde English name, if you're curious. Miranda enjoys playing soccer and has two younger siblings, a brother and a half sister.

She likes to read, and really enjoyed The Hunger Games trilogy and the two movies so far, The Hunger Games and Catching Fire.

She also loves The Sound of Music, The Wizard of Oz, The Lion King and Gone With The Wind.

Miranda has two pet cats she rescued, Atreyu (named after a character in The Neverending Story) and Karma.

Miranda enjoys working in broadcast journalism, despite majoring in print journalism. She says it's simply an adjustment to be creative in a different way.

Miranda's favorite city is San Francisco. She's traveled there about five times and loves to go to Chinatown and get Dim Sum. She also loves Mexican food, especially tacos.


Recent Articles
  • Big Time Lights on Highway 227 in Dakalb County

    DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – This Holiday Lights Showcase features a house on Highway 227  in Dekalb County. The Roger’s family knows how to celebrate Christmas on a big scale. They decorated their entire front yard with light-up trees, candy canes and scenes of Santa Claus. This isn’t the first year they’ve gone all out. The Rogers have been decorating their home for many years.

  • Santa Plays Golf on Lake Carmel Court in Huntsville

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – This Holiday Lights Showcase features a house on Lake Carmel Court in Huntsville. The Preston family takes decorating seriously. No column or gutter is without a string of lights. Plus, they’ve even incorporated one thing we can enjoy all year long – golf. You can catch Santa practicing his golf swing on the front yard.

  • Icicle Lights on Wes Ashley Drive in Meridianville

    MERIDIANVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – This Holiday Lights Showcase features a house on Wes Ashley Drive in Meridianville. The roof is lined with 22 strands of white icicle lights. The 10 main bushes have alternating green and red lights, and the other 11 bushes are accented with white lights. There’s also a collection of reindeer, blow-up snowmen and rope candy canes. The Mosely family keeps the house lit from 5 to 10 p.m.

  • Dancing Lights on Chanel Drive in Huntsville

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – This Holiday Lights Showcase features a house on Chanel Drive in Huntsville. It features all real incandescent lights that dance to holiday tunes.   The music is broadcasted through an FM transmitter to your car. If you’re thinking about copying the Lee family’s light display, you may be too late. It took them three months to put them all up! Tell us about your Holiday Lights display or a cool one you’ve seen!  

  • Christmas Lights on Chicamauga Trail in Huntsville

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – This Holiday Lights Showcase features a house on Chicamauga Trail in Huntsville. It features about 5,000 lights and wall ornaments. There are even some blow-up snowmen, as well. This light show usually stays lit from 5 to 10 p.m. every night. Tell us about a cool Holiday Lights display near you!

  • Car Crashes into Building

    Man Crashes Car Into Garrison & Garrison Building

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville Police are investigating a crash that sent a car into Garrison & Garrison on Moores Mill Road Tuesday. Police, Fire and HEMSI were called to the intersection of Moores Mill and Jordan Roads at about 11:45 p.m. According to reports, the driver left the road at Stanwood Boulevard, traveled nearly 100 yards and crashed into the building. He was taken to Huntsville Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. However, the driver may have been suffering from […]

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    Update: Huntsville Woman’s Murder Trial Continued

    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WHNT) – A murder trial for accused killer Mercedes Douglas has been postponed. It was scheduled to begin Monday morning at the Madison County Courthouse.  However, Judge Ruth Ann Hall said it’s been less than a year since the crime took place, so the trial should not be held yet. Judge Hall continued Douglas’ trial, but did not schedule a new date. Douglas is charged with capital murder in the death of John Mark Allen.  Allen’s body was […]

  • Friend of the Day: Katie Duncan

    WHNT News 19’s Friend of the Day is Katie Duncan. Katie lives in Florence. She graduated from Cherokee High School. Now, she attends Northwest Shoals Community College. Thanks for being our friend, Katie.

  • Friend of the Day: Donna Boyd Meadows

    WHNT News 19’s Friend of the Day is Donna Boyd Meadows. Donna lives in Huntsville. She graduated from Butler High School, Faulkner University and Strayer University. Now, she is the director of strategic development at Intuitive Research and Technology. Thanks for being our friend, Donna.

  • Man Shot, Robbed in North Huntsville

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville Police are looking for a suspect who robbed and shot a man at the Hillside Village Apartments overnight. An individual called 911 about 1:30 Thursday morning to report a man was knocking on their door, saying he had been shot.  Emergency crews responded, and when the crews arrived, they found a man lying in the breezeway on the first floor. The victim told police the suspect was wearing a black t-shirt, camouflage shorts, and a […]

  • Friend of the Day: April Thompson

    WHNT News 19’s Friend of the Day is April Thompson. April lives in Athens. She graduated from Elkmont High School and studied at Calhoun Community College. She is a surgical tech at the Surgery Center of Huntsville. Thanks for being our friend, April.

  • Friend of the Day: Tull Malone

    WHNT News 19’s Friend of the Day is Tull Malone. Tull lives in Flintville. He graduated from Lincoln County High School and studied at Motlow State. He is a sergeant with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department. Thanks for being our friend, Tull.

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